Saho Akari (佐保明梨)
- Nickname: Akari (アカリ)
- Birthdate: June 8, 1995
- Birthplace: Tokyo, Japan
- Blood Type: AB
- Zodiac: Taurus
- Height: 157cm
- Favorite Flower: Sunflower
- Favorite Food: Mont Blanc, Peaches
- Favorite Color: Pink, Aqua Blue
- Favorite Quote: One Time, One Meeting (Ichigo Ichie)
- Special Skill: Karate, Swimming, Playing the Drums
- Hobby: Watching movies
- Looks Up To: Matsuura Aya
Saho Akari joined Hello! Project as a member of Hello! Pro Egg in June 2004 when she passed the auditions alongside thirty-two other girls.
All of the members of Hello! Pro Egg officially debuted in concert in the Shinjin Kouen concert series.
In 2008 Saho Akari was selected to be part of a new Hello! Pro Egg unit along with Maeda Yuuka, Fukuda Kanon and Wada Ayaka which was named Shugo Chara Egg. This unit was formed to record the opening songs for the anime that Buono sings for, Shugo Chara! Doki.
It was announced that starting October 2009 Saho Akari, along with Fukumura Mizuki and Maeda Irori and Tanabe Nanami, would form part of the second generation of Shugo Chara Egg. They will be the hosts of the new Shugo Chara “upgrade” titled “Shugo Chara Party” which would combine live action with anime, and the group will also sing the theme song for Shugo Chara Doki Doki. Saho Akari will continue to be “Amulet Spade”.
In 2009 Akari replaced Tanaka Reina in a new version of the group Aa!, performing songs on two compilations: “Chanpuru 1 ~Happy Marriage Song Cover album~” and “Pucchi Best 10”.
On April 14, 2011 it was announced that Saho Akari had completed her Egg training, a few weeks later on May 3, 2011 it was announced that she would be part of the ex-H!P Egg dance cover group called UFZS where she officially joined the group on May 16, 2011 alongside Sengoku Minami.
- She is close friend with Hello! Pro Egg member Maeda Yuuka.
- Eats rice for breakfast.
- Has a habit of touching her neck.
- Her favorite spot is her room.
- Saho appeared as a backup dancer in the PV for Mano Erina’s sixth major single Haru no Arashi, and her seventh major single Onegai Dakara…
- Hello! Pro Egg (2004 – 2011)
- Tomoiki Ki wo Uetai (2007 – 2011)
- Shugo Chara Egg! (2008 – 2010)
- Aa! (2009 – 2011)
- UFZS (2011-)